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  1. Ranking all 30 MLB teams' official Twitter hashtags for the 2018 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | CBS Sports

    ... Dirty Water and The Fens have a lot of ties to the Red Sox, and I genuinely admire the team's tribute to The Standells here. The only reason that this is barely cracking the Top 10 is because "Dirty Water" was in the soundtrack for "Fever Pitch," ...

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  2. Oh that not-so-dirty water: It lets a longtime advocate retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Boston.com

    The Standells may have made more than a few bucks from a little ditty about the Charles River's pollution. But Bob Zimmerman - no, not Now, as he approaches his 68th birthday next month, one of the state's most prominent environmental advocates is retiring from his post as executive director of the Charles River Watershed Association .

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  3. Badfinger's Joey Molland - The Pilgrim (1992): Forgotten SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Something Else! Reviews

    Although Joey Molland is principally renowned for his superb work with Badfinger, the Liverpool, England-born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is responsible for plenty of other sonic goodies. One great band Joey was involved in prior to attaining universal fame with Badfinger was Gary Walker and the Rain.

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  4. The Local: Mixed Signals tromp through reverent garage rock, punk influences on new cassette releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Nooga.com

    ... over you. Taking the brevity of their punk ancestors and marrying it to the ragged construction of bands like The Standells and The Sonics, Mixed Signals fashion a reverent homage to their inspirations, all burly tones and pounding rhythms. This ...

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  5. Driving through the deer killing fields of Russiaville Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... but there should be. Its state song is "On the Banks of the Wabash," hardly a substitute for "Dirty Water," by the Standells. Reading this you might get the impression that I don't like the state. You would be wrong. It is a pleasant place to visit, ...

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  6. Today In Music History: 11/29/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WOCL-FM Orlando

    ... of the fab four and joined the band at just 16. Just four years ago, we lost the drummer and vocalist for The Standells. Dick Dodd was his name, and he sang their big hit from 1966 called "Dirty Water." The song became an anthem for sports fans in ...

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  7. Splashing through sludge: Boaters traverse Brooklyn's Nautical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... et boathouse, sinking beers and listening to tunes by the Tiki Brothers, whose special, Gowanus-themed take on The Standells' hit "Dirty Water" was the perfect way to cap a wacky day on the canal, Foote said.

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  8. London's Dirty Water Records 'Spin' Off Sister Label Partner in USARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... DJ stomp parties that continue to rage on after more than 20 years. The club and label's name is a tribute to The Standells' 1966 hit "Dirty Water" which glorifies the US city of Boston, Massachusetts. Coincidentally, not only was the original, ...

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  9. WheeeeeeeeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | MetaFilter

    ... vertical spillway as it drains for the first time in over a decade . Or, if you like cinematics and/or the Standells more, this alternative . Bell-mouth spillways (sometimes "morning glories" or as per Berryessa the titter-inducing (previously) ...

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  10. London's Dirty Water Records 'Spin' Off Sister Label Partner in USARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | PR Newswire

    ... DJ stomp parties that continue to rage on after more than 20 years. The club and label's name is a tribute to The Standells' 1966 hit "Dirty Water" which glorifies the US city of (aka Boston Paul) - first a fan, then a friend, then a partner - ...

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  11. The Nighthawks: All You Gotta DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... x of grace and grit that is the instrumental "Blues For Brother John" a logical intro to the familiar stomp of the Standells' "Dirty Water."

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  12. Souhan: In baseball, there's a right and wrong way to stealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Leave it to a team from Boston to decide that stealing signs the old-fashioned way wasn't efficient enough. In 1966, The Standells released a single titled "Dirty Water," about Boston's filthy harbor.

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  13. Cities Aim to Reclaim Once-polluted Rivers for SwimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... a year the state permits public swimming on the city's stretch of the 80-mile river, which gained notoriety in the Standells' 1960s hit "Dirty Water.'' The event, now in its fifth year, spotlights the nonprofit Charles River Conservancy's efforts to ...

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  14. Cities aiming to reclaim once-polluted rivers for swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Gillette News-Record

    Intrepid swimmers got a once-a-year chance to beat the summer heat with a dip in the once-notorious dirty water of Boston's Charles River on Tuesday. The annual "City Splash" is one of the few days the state permits public swimming on the city's stretch of the 80-mile river, which gained notoriety in the Standells' 1960s hit "Dirty Water."

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  15. Cities aiming to reclaim once-polluted rivers for swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Daily Times

    Intrepid swimmers got a once-a-year chance to beat the summer heat with a dip in the once-notorious dirty water of Boston's Charles River on Tuesday. The annual "City Splash" is one of the few days the state permits public swimming on the city's stretch of the 80-mile river, which gained notoriety in the Standells' 1960s hit "Dirty Water."

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  16. Rodney Bingenheimer to Host New Weekly Show Exclusively on SiriusXMRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | Digital Pro Sound

    He has also been recognized for bringing back classic acts and album cuts from the likes of The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Standells, The Ventures and many more. He continues to launch new music from the likes of The Regrettes, the Atomics, The Moon Kids, The Tearaways and Beck Black.

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  17. Steve Smith: A review of Rick Derringer and The Standells, Vince Gill joins the Eagles, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Daily Breeze

    Two legendary practitioners of rock - one of garage rock and the other of hard rock - reunited after 51 years Saturday night at the rarely used 1,068-seat Palace Theater in downtown L.A.'s Historic Theater District on Broadway. The pairing of the “Fathers of Garage Rock,” The Standells and Rick Derringer, marked the first time since 1966 that these two shared the stage .

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  18. An ode to Boston's rockin' history of the '70s, '80s, '90sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... of the '60s, Boston was making a name for itself in rock circles, and not just for its "Dirty Water" (besides, the Standells were from LA, for Pete Wolf's sake). Its burgeoning rock scene was just starting to drown out the town's stubborn rep for ...

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  19. Nearly 50 Years Later, the Sunset Strip's "Lady Barber" Reveals Her Songwriting TalentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | LA Weekly

    The mid-'60s Sunset Strip was the most fabulous playground in the Western world, a glittering wonderland where Jayne Mansfield did the frug high on acid, Arthur Lee wandered barefoot between Clark and Hilldale as Elvis rolled by in his Cadillac, and The Standells and Barney Kessel's trio alternated sets down at P.J.'s. Among the Strip's colorful cast of characters at the time was Lynn Castle, a lanky wild child who gained a jolt of 1966 notoriety as the Strip's hippest "Lady Barber," coiffing the locks of such luminaries as bubble-gum visionaries Boyce and Hart, The Monkees, Sonny and Cher, Stephen Stills and Neil Young.

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